Holiday Sweet Bread
|Flour||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Active dry yeast||1⁄2 Tablespoon|
|Grated lemon peel||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Potato water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Unsalted butter||2 Tablespoon|
|Boiled mashed potato||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (Water Reserved)|
|Golden raisins||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Chopped mixed candied fruit||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
|Egg||1 , beaten|
1 Combine 1 1/2 cups flour, yeast, and lemon peel in mixing bowl. Heat potato water, sugar, butter, and salt to hot (120°-130°F). Add to dry ingredients. Mix thoroughly.
2 Add egg and mashed potato to the dry ingredients. Mix thoroughly.
3 Add raisins, candied fruit, and enough remaining flour to make a soft dough. Knead on lightly floured surface until smooth€”about 10 minutes.
4 Place in greased bowl, turning to coat top. Cover; let rise in warm place until double€”about 1 hour.
5 Punch down dough. Shape into a ball; place in greased 8-inch round pan.
6 Cover; let rise until double€”about 30€”45 minutes. Make glaze and brush on loaf.
7 Bake in a preheated 350°F oven 60 minutes or until done. Cool on wire rack.